Get the tools and updates you need for Windows XP.
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
Windows XP SP3 includes all previously released updates for the operating system, in addition to a small number of new updates. Windows XP SP3 will not significantly change the Windows XP experience.
Internet Explorer 7 and associated downloads
Download Internet Explorer 7 for a better browsing experience.
Internet Explorer 7 Administration Kit
Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7 (IEAK 7) enables the most efficient way to deploy and manage Web-based solutions. Learn how to tailor a custom browser.
DirectX and related downloads
Get the core Windows technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.
Business Desktop Deployment for Windows and the 2007 Office system
Download and use BDD 2007, the best-practice guidance on how to optimally deploy Windows and the 2007 Office system.
Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.0
ACT 5.0 is a lifecycle management tool that helps you quickly deploy Windows updates.
Virtual PC 2007
The latest Microsoft hardware virtualization software includes support for hardware-assisted virtualization technology and support for Windows Vista as a host or guest operating system or both.
Virtual CD-ROM and other ISO-related downloads
Need to work with ISO images? Get these handy tools for Windows XP.
Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor
This is a small application that you can run on a Windows XP–based computer to find out if it's ready for an upgrade to Windows Vista.
Windows Automated Installation Kit
Documentation for the Windows Automated Installation Kit and Unattended Setup Reference.